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October 19, 2014
-   Health

Second Hand Stress: It’s Real
You are probably aware of the concept of second-hand smoke, which increases the risk of disease and death. You should probably be aware of another deadly scourge: second-hand stress.
October 8, 2014
-   Paleontology

Secrets of The Human Brain Unlocked in the Evolution of the Cerebellum
Compared to the growth rate that would have been expected given the relative growth of the neocortex over an evolutionary timescale, the cerebellum grew larger at a much faster rate in apes and humans versus that of other primates.
October 8, 2014
-   Paleontology

Differential Diets Among Sauropods Allowed Cohabitation
Sauropods have always been somewhat of an anomaly in the animal kingdom: tiny heads that somehow ingested huge amounts of food to fuel their enormous bodies. Fossils from Late Jurassic Morrison Formation in the Western U.S. are helping unravel this mystery.
October 7, 2014
-   Politics

New Study Shows that Chimpanzees Evolved to be Violent
A new study from Arizona State University shows that chimpanzees evolved to be violent. It was not a result of interactions with humans.
Media Entries
Rituals As Social Glue: An Interview With Harvey Whitehouse
Why are rituals such a pervasive feature of human social life? And what role might they have played in the evolution of our social behavior?
HBES Interview Series - Pete Richerson
This Pioneers of HBES series video features Peter J. Richerson, who pioneered the study of cultural evolution. His quest has developed and become intertwined with multilevel selection theory.
Adaptability vs  Resilience
What is the difference between adaptability and resilience?
Editors
Editor images David Sloan Wilson, Editor in Chief Robert Kadar, Founding Editor and Managing Director Robert Kurzban, Mind Editor Michael Blume, Religion Editor Terrence Burnham, Economy Editor Rafe Sagarin, Environment Editor Daniel Blumstein, Biology Editor Paula Mikkelsen, Paleontology Editor Guru Madhavan, Technology Editor Jiro Tanaka, Senior Editor and Arts Editor Gabrielle Principe, Education Editor Dominic Johnson, Politics Editor Lesley Newson, Culture Editor Joon Yun, Health Editor Kathryn Bowers, Associate Biology Editor Anthony Lopez, Associate Politics Editor
From left to right
  1. David Sloan Wilson, Editor in Chief

  2. Robert Kadar, Founding Editor and Managing Director

  3. Robert Kurzban, Mind Editor

  4. Michael Blume, Religion Editor

  5. Terrence Burnham, Economy Editor

  6. Rafe Sagarin, Environment Editor

  7. Daniel Blumstein, Biology Editor

  8. Guru Madhavan, Technology Editor

  9. Jiro Tanaka, Senior and Arts Editor

  10. Kathryn Bowers, Associate Biology Editor

  11. Gabrielle Principe, Education Editor

  12. Anthony Lopez, Associate Politics Editor

  13. Dominic Johnson, Politics Editor

  14. Lesley Newson, Culture Editor

  15. Paula Mikkelsen, Paleontology Editor

  16. Joon Yun, Health Editor